Production Assistant (Labourer) - Chilliwack

Through Redux Nutrition Ltd., a subsidiary of West Coast Reduction Ltd., we recycle a variety of inedible pre-consumer food materials including baking and packaged goods. Working with bulk food producers to help them find safe and sustainable solutions for their waste, Redux Nutrition is another opportunity for the Company to contribute to bio-security and food safety for a sustainable food chain. The process involves depackaging, sorting, and processing materials in order to ensure the finished product meets West Coast Reduction’s high-quality standards. Learn more at http://www.wcrl.com/redux-nutrition/.

Based in our Chilliwack location, the Production Assistant responsible for maintaining the good working conditions of equipment and ensuring quality of the finished product. Handling and receiving raw materials, controlling various plant equipment or machinery in a safe, clean, and efficient manner to minimize all downtime, and ensuring operations meet the company standards are important tasks of this position.

This position is a full-time, permanent opportunity.

Responsibilities:

  •   Sort raw materials and mixes in preparation for production

  •   Safely operate process equipment through control panels and other control systems to blend, dry and grind raw materials

  • Monitor finished products and collect samples for testing

  • Assist the Production Lead in the flow of materials and products through internal processes

  •  Maintain a high level of cleanliness within the processing area

  • Troubleshoot equipment issues, if applicable

  • Operate all equipment safety and efficiently, including newly installed equipment or processing systems

  • Monitor plant systems and ensure Critical Control Points (CCP) standards are met

Desired Qualifications

  • Completion of Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent level of education preferred

  • Knowledge of chemical or finished product mixes an asset

  • Proficiency in English, both written and verbal, with excellent communication skills

  • Ability to read or interpret diagrams, schematic drawings and manuals to determine work procedures

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of how to safely operate processing equipment

  • Competency using technology such as smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices

  • Ability to learn new processes and procedures for newly installed equipment or operating systems

  • Forklift and Skid Steer Certifications prior to employment commencement are an asset; ability to obtain Certifications within first 3 months of employment is required

  • Ability to frequently move, carry, lift, push and pull equipment up to 50 lbs without assistance and occasionally greater with assistance

  • Perform repetitive motions including bending, kneeling, crouching, climbing and reaching overhead above the shoulders daily

INTERESTED CANDIDATES ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT THEIR RESUME BY EMAIL TO CAREERS@WCRL.COM OR VIA THE LINK BELOW.

Thank you in advance for your interest in this opportunity, however, only those individuals who are selected for an interview will be contacted.